Festival Anthology

This year we are once again inviting submissions for our non-competitive Festival Anthology. If you would like to write something and see it in print, without being part of a competition, then send it to ghjmep@live.com 21st August 2021. Stories should be no longer than 500 words and poems should not exceed 30 lines. You … Continue reading Festival Anthology

Creative Writing Competitions

Online Event

Poetry and Short Story Competitions  Adult Short Story Competiton Please see the Wealden Writers Short Story Competition page here Short Story and Poetry Competitions Short stories by children should not exceed 500 words  (Junior and Senior school age groups only). Poetry should not exceed 30 lines  (All age groups) We are looking for your imagination……    … Continue reading Creative Writing Competitions

Wealden Writers – Adult Short Story Competition

Wealden Writers - Adult Short Story Competition Hailsham Festival 2021 Closing date 1st Sept 2021 Title:   A World Without  - (Considering conservation and global warming) Open to age 18 and over Maximum 500 words Work must be typewritten, double spaced, with The Title and the number of words shown on each sheet. Contact details, name … Continue reading Wealden Writers – Adult Short Story Competition

Wealden Writers Event

Hailsham Parish Church High Street, Hailsham

Saturday, 11th September. 10.00am - 2.00pm. Hailsham Parish Church Free Hear a presentation by Ronda and David Armitage (of the Lighthouse Keeper series of children’s books) and hear the results of this popular group’s  short story competition. A literary event with our local writing group. During the day between 1.00 and 2.00pm the winners of … Continue reading Wealden Writers Event

Downland Poets

Hailsham Parish Church Lounge High Street, Hailsham

Hailsham Parish Church Lounge - 2.30 - 4.30pm - Monday, September 13th Free The long established Downland Poets are delighted to once again share a selection of original poetry and some old favourites with anyone who loves the written word. An “open mic” after refreshments invites you, if you wish, to share your poem(s), so please … Continue reading Downland Poets